Heloise’s Pralines

Heloise's Pralines

If you’re looking for a delicious and authentic New Orleans treat, look no further than Heloise’s Pralines. These melt-in-your-mouth pralines are made with white sugar, buttermilk, baking soda, butter, vanilla, and pecans and will satisfy your sweet tooth. We have other recipes for Pralines on the site, which can be found here – New Orleans […]

Christmas Balls

A vintage handwritten recipe card for Christmas Balls

A delightful Holiday Treat! As the festive season approaches, the air fills with the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked goodies and the heartwarming glow of twinkling lights. Amidst the merriment and cheer, it’s time to indulge in delectable treats that capture the essence of Christmas. One such delightful creation is the Christmas Ball, a delicious […]

Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut Butter Fudge

This vintage clipped recipe for Peanut Butter Fudge is from Carnation Evaporated Milk.  This recipe makes two pounds of fudge.  Make this Peanut Butter Fudge with butter, Carnation Evaporated Milk, sugar, salt, miniature marshmallows, peanut butter chips, and vanilla, then topped with melted chocolate chips.  A similar recipe is the Five Minute Peanut Butter Fudge.  […]

Buttermilk Fudge

A vintage handwritten recipe card for Buttermilk Fudge.

A vintage handwritten recipe card for Buttermilk Fudge. Make this Buttermilk Fudge with buttermilk, sugar, salt, baking soda, Karo, and nuts.  Mix the buttermilk, sugar, salt, baking soda, and Karo in a medium saucepan. Cook until the mixture forms a soft ball in cold water – about 235 -240 degrees Fahrenheit. Beat until creamy, and […]

Brookshires Best Fudge

Brookshires Best Fudge

This clipped vintage recipe from Tyler, Texas-based Brookshire’s Dairy.  This creamy fudge recipe included milk chocolate bars, marshmallow creme, butter or margarine, vanilla, granulated sugar, evaporated milk, and chopped pecans.    A vintage clipped recipe from Brookshire's Dairy for their best Fudge. Make this Fudge recipe with chocolate candy bars, marshmallow creme, butter or margarine, […]


A vintage handwritten recipe card for Divinity.

This classic recipe for Divinity candy is handwritten on a recipe card. The ingredients for the Jorgensen version of Divinity are sugar, Karo, salt, water, vanilla, egg whites, and nuts.  If you are a fan of Divinity Candy, check out these additional recipes on our site: Divinity – Cekada collection Apricot Divinity  -also from the […]


A handwritten recipe card for Pralines with pecans.

This recipe for Pralines was part of the Jorgensen collection.  This collection appears to have originated in Shreveport, Louisiana. The notes on the recipe card indicate the recipe originated from Dot Lee, and these Pralines are the “Best Ever.”  These Pralines have four simple ingredients: white sugar, milk, soda, and pecans.  Cook the ingredients to […]

Chocolate Brittle

A vintage handwritten recipe for Chocolate Brittle.

A vintage handwritten recipe on an index card for Chocolate Brittle, this recipe is from the December 1983 edition of Southern Living. This Chocolate Brittle is made with butter, sugar, water, milk chocolate, and pecans. Add this recipe to your Christmas Candy selection.  A vintage handwritten recipe from the December 1983 issue of Southern Living. […]

Five Minute Peanut Butter Fudge

Five Minute Peanut Butter Fudge

Ingredients 2/3 cup milk 1 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cup marshmallows 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup peanut butter Method Mix milk, sugar, and salt in a pot over low heat. Heat to boiling then cook five minutes stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add marshmallows, chocolate chips, […]

Strawberry Divinity

Strawberry Divinity

Ingredients 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup light corn syrup 3/4 cup water 2 egg whites 1 package strawberry jello 1/2 cup flaked coconut 1 cup chopped pecans Method Combine sugar, syrup, and water.  Heat to boiling point, stirring constantly.  Continue cooking stirring occasionally to 252 or hard ball when tested in water.  Beat egg whites until […]